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Novartis replaces top scientists at Avexis after drug data manipulated

Aug 15, 2019 , Reuters
Novartis AG said on Wednesday it replaced the two top research and development executives at its Avexis unit after some data was manipulated from early testing of a gene therapy for infants that costs more than $2 million....
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Viewpoints: Lessons On Urgent Need To Lower Health Care Costs; Coming Revolution In Death Is Powerful, Filled With Grace

Aug 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and...
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Employee health benefits' costs expected to rise 5% in 2020, new survey says

Aug 14, 2019 , CNBC Health
The total cost of worker health benefits is expected to top $15,000 per employee, according to the National Business Group on Health annual survey of nearly 150 of the nation's largest...
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Apple & Amazon Level Up On Diabetes Tech

Aug 14, 2019 , Forbes
Apple, Amazon and Google are heavily investing in fighting diabetes as another possible revenue source. This could be the best chance for African American’s who over index in this disease to start seeing lower treatment costs, and tech companies could capture a big chunk of the diabetic...
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Boston Startup Signs Up Millions For Lower Prescription Drug Costs

Aug 13, 2019 , Forbes
SingleCare, headquartered in Boston, offers a savings card for prescription drugs that has attracted millions of users in just four...
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State Highlights: N.C.’s Plan To Hold Down Hospital Costs Hits Roadblock; NYC Patients’ Privacy Breached

Aug 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A selection of articles about health care from around the country, including North Carolina, New York, Louisiana, California, Florida and...
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A Surprising Way to Improve Diabetes Control

Aug 09, 2019 , Forbes
About a quarter of elderly Americans have diabetes. As a result of that disease, many people face high out-of-pocket healthcare costs paying for tests, medical appointments, and medications. Sadly, many find themselves forced to decide between paying for their medicines or their...
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FDA: Pricey Drug Approved on Manipulated Data

Aug 08, 2019 , WebMD
The FDA approved the gene therapy Zolgensma to treat children with a severe form of spinal muscular atrophy. The drug costs $2.125 million for a one-time treatment, CBS...
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Drug assistance programs offer little charity to uninsured

Aug 07, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Many patients who receive assistance from charities set up to defray prescription drugs costs may already have insurance that covers most the cost for their medications, a U.S. study suggests....
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How you can help victims of the shooting in El Paso and Dayton

Aug 07, 2019 , CNN Health
Pain and trauma continue to reverberate after two mass shootings within hours of each other this weekend in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. Twenty-nine people were killed and dozens wounded in the attacks. As the communities come to terms with the aftermath, civic groups are mobilizing to help those affected cover medical, funeral and other costs....
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Lifesaving Drug for Babies Costs $2.1 Million a Dose

Jul 31, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Lifesaving Drug for Babies Costs $2.1 Million a DoseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/29/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/30/2019 12:00:00...
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Trump administration is drafting plan to allow US consumers to import drugs from Canada

Jul 31, 2019 , CNBC Health
Trump has previously supported a plan by U.S. lawmakers who have said they can lower high prescription drug costs by approving imports from Canada, where prices are...
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Eli Lilly CEO to 2020 candidates: Capping drug prices won't lead to lower health-care costs

Jul 31, 2019 , CNBC Health
"We could cap that forever. And what we get is less innovation and still have growing health-care costs," argues Eli Lilly CEO David...
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Medicaid: It's an Antipoverty Program, Stupid!

Jul 31, 2019 , Forbes
If we think of Medicaid as being only a healthcare program, we overlook its much bigger impact on people’s lives. Medicaid is an antipoverty program. Medicaid helps people avoid poverty by relieving them of the costs of necessary medical...
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What The Pfizer-Mylan Deal Means For Pharma

Jul 30, 2019 , Forbes
Record-setting summer temperatures across the globe are a metaphor for the financial heat being faced by large Pharma and the Pfizer-Mylan M&A is one answer to this problem. How their joint venture plans to spur sales in China, cut costs and streamline operations across the...
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GOP Senators Distance Themselves From Grassley And Trump’s Efforts To Cut Drug Prices

Jul 26, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Even some Republicans who supported a sweeping bipartisan bill to rein in drug costs may not back it in the Senate...
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KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Cue The Drug Price Debate

Jul 26, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Democrats and Republicans on the Senate Finance Committee unveiled their long-awaited proposal to try to rein in prescription drug costs, even as bipartisan leaders of the other Senate committee that oversees health announced it would not bring its drug price bill to the Senate floor until fall. Paige Winfield Cunningham of The Washington Post, Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call and Alice Miranda Ollstein of Politico join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss this, plus court actions on health issues....
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Senate Bill Would Reduce Seniors Drug Costs

Jul 25, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Senate Bill Would Reduce Seniors Drug CostsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/23/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/24/2019 12:00:00...
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CVS Health Launches Social Determinants Provider Network

Jul 25, 2019 , Forbes
CVS Health is launching a platform to address social determinants of health as insurers roll out strategies to move into their communities and beyond the doctor’s office to reduce costs and improve...
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Senators announce bipartisan proposal to lower drug prices

Jul 24, 2019 , Reuters
The top Republican and Democrat on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee announced a proposal to lower prescription drug prices on Tuesday that could save $100 billion in costs to government healthcare programs, and said the committee would vote on the legislation on Thursday....
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